Department of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering

Mon, 2019-04-08 15
A well known organisation of the country, ICI Pakistan Limited has come forward to support a scholarship grant for one female undergraduate student at LUMS. To finalise the commitment, an MOU was signed between Mr. Suhail A. Khan, VP Polyester and Soda Ash Business, ICI Pakistan and Dr. Arshad...
Wed, 2019-03-20 15
MS students at the Department of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering at the Syed Babar Ali School of Science and Engineering (SBASSE) benefit from the excellent training provided by the Department and have been receiving fully-funded PhD admission offers from renowned graduate schools in United...
Fri, 2019-03-01 11
Keeping the department’s tradition alive, LUMS BS Chemistry seniors, who will graduate in June 2019, have received multiple admission offers from prestigious universities in the USA including the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (UIUC), University of Minnesota, Texas A&M University, Ohio...
Wed, 2019-02-20 15
Synthetic chemistry is the art of constructing molecules, sometimes large and complex, from smaller building blocks. Synthetic chemists seek to minimise the number of steps involved in the preparation of a target molecule because it reduces the time, cost and energy. Methodology development, a key...
Wed, 2019-01-30 10
A range of debilitating human diseases including Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and Huntington’s disease and type 2 diabetes (T2D) are associated with misfolding of certain proteins and their subsequent aggregation into toxic fibers, called amyloids. These diseases differ in the type of the protein...
Thu, 2019-01-24 16
Common drug abuse practices, particularly in underdeveloped countries like Pakistan, have resulted in the development of multidrug resistance (MDR) in pathogens, which has become one of the most serious healthcare threats globally. There is, therefore, a dire need to develop non-conventional...
Fri, 2019-01-18 16
A team of researchers working in the Medicinal Chemistry group of the Department of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering at the Syed Babar Ali School of Science and Engineering (SBASSE) have published a research article, titled, Inhibition of Dengue Virus Protease by Eugeniin, Isobiflorin, and...
Thu, 2018-12-27 05
Students of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering at the Syed Babar Ali School of Science and Engineering (SBASSE) visited ICI-Soda Ash Plant on December 7, 2018 to get first-hand exposure and insight to the chemical manufacturing industry. The students and faculty were cordially welcomed upon their...
Fri, 2018-12-14 05
Akhtar Munir, a PhD Chemistry student under the supervision of Dr. Irshad Hussain, faculty at the Department of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, has published a review article in ChemSusChem, a peer-reviewed interdisciplinary journal published by Wiley-VCH. ChemSucChem (impact factor 7.4)...
Thu, 2018-12-06 05
As a part of its recently launched seminar series, the Department of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering organised a seminar on ‘Computational Chemistry’ on November 23, 2018. Dr. Farooq A. Kiani from the University of Heidelberg, Germany, was the guest speaker for the event. Dr. Kiani talked about...
Mon, 2018-09-10 05
The Syed Babar Ali School of Science and Engineering (SBASSE) at the Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) has been authorised by the Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC) to launch its BS Chemical Engineering Programme after successful zero visit. The Programme aims to provide world-class...